• P. Kashyap, P.V. Sindhu rewarded with cars

    Hyderabad: Parupalli Kashyap and P.V. Sindhu were rewarded brand new Ford Ecosport cars on Friday for their recent Commonwealth Games and World Championship achievements.Parupalli Kashyap (left) and P. V. Sindhu standing infront of a Ford Ecosport car.

    Parupalli Kashyap (left) and P. V. Sindhu standing infront of a Ford Ecosport car.

  • Asian Games Women's Team SF: Korea beats Indian women 3-1

    Incheon: India went down to hosts South Korea 1-3 in the women's team badminton semi-finals to settle for their maiden bronze medal at the Asian Games.Saina Nehwal scores the first opening match for India

    Saina Nehwal scores the first opening match for India

  • Saina Nehwal and PV Sindhu lead India to semis

    Incheon: The Indian women’s badminton team lived up to its potential to reach the semi-final at the Asian Games at the Gyeyang Gymnasium here Saturday. The shuttlers first beat Macau 3-0 in the Round of 16 and then came up with a brilliant performance to oust a strong Thailand 3-2 in the quarter-finals. Reaching the last four, where they will take on South Korea Sunday, assured India of at least a bronze, their first in the discipline since 1986. However, it was the end of the road for the men’s team who lost their opening round match to hosts South Korea.Saina Nehwal beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in the first singles

    Saina Nehwal beats Thailand's Ratchanok Intanon in the first singles

  • Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu hope for medal in Asian Games

    Incheon: Led by Saina Nehwal, PV Sindhu and Parupalli Kashyap, India will aim to end a 28-year-old medal drought when they begin their campaign in the 17th Asian Games badminton with the team competitions here on Saturday.India's two leading singles players Saina Nehwal (right) and P.V. Sindhu may pair up as the second doubles of the Asian Games team event

    India's two leading singles players Saina Nehwal (right) and P.V. Sindhu may pair up as the second doubles of the Asian Games team event

  • P.V. Sindhu hopes for top-7 by end of 2014

    By Suhrid Barua

    P V Sindhu is in seventh heaven after having won her second consecutive World Badminton Championship bronze in Copenhagen, Denmark. The 19-year-old climbed two places to 10th spot in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) rankings, following her exploits in the 2014 World Badminton Championship. Sindhu spoke to Sportskeeda in an exclusive interview about her exploits in the marquee event and future aspirations.P V Sindhu with her bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships

    P V Sindhu with her bronze medal at the World Badminton Championships


  • Li Xuerui vs Carolina Marin in women's singles final

    Copenhagen: On Saturday, top seed Li Xuerui of China ended the run of Japanese dynamo and 16th seed Minatsi Mitani to seal a return to the women’s singles final.Li Xuerui of China

    Li Xuerui of China

  • P.V. Sindhu reaches semis, Saina Nehwal crashes out

    Copenhagen: On Friday, P.V. Sindhu outlasted second seed Wang Shixian of China 19-21 21-19 21-15 with her gritty and gutsy performance to reach the women’s singles semifinals at the World Championships. Interestingly, Sindhu defeated the same opponent at 2013 World Championships to become the first Indian woman to win a medal at the prestigious tournament.P.V. Sindhu celebrates after her victory against Wang Shixian

    P.V. Sindhu celebrates after her victory against Wang Shixian

  • Saina, PV Sindhu hope for more successful World Champs

    Copenhagen: With play at World Championships starting next Monday (August 25), Saina Nehwal and P.V Sindhu of India are hungry and eager to put on a good show. They sound certain that they are prepared to fare better than last year's Guangzhou World Championships.Hope winning World Championships a dream come true for Saina Nehwal (left) and P.V Sindhu

    Hope winning World Championships a dream come true for Saina Nehwal (left) and P.V Sindhu

  • Royal welcome for Kashyap, Sindhu, Guru

    Hyderabad: The Indian heroes returned home to a rousing welcome on Tuesday. Fresh from their respective Glasgow conquests, Parupalli Kashyap, P V Sindhu and R M V Gurusaidutt were accorded a welcome befitting their Commonwealth Games accomplishments. Kashyap, Sindhu and Guru touch down to rousing welcome

    Kashyap, Sindhu and Guru touch down to rousing welcome


  • Glasgow 2014: Sindhu, Kashyap,Gurusaidutt reach semis

    Glasgow: Second seed Parupalli Kashyap and PV Sindhu, RMV Gurusaidutt as well as defending champions Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa notched up quarter-finals wins at the Emirates Arena on Friday. But fourth seed Kidambi Srikanth and sixth seed P.C. Thulasi had to bite the dust as their campaigns came to an end.RMV Gurusaidutt upsets top seed Chong Wei Feng to reach semi-finals

    RMV Gurusaidutt upsets top seed Chong Wei Feng to reach semi-finals

  • Glasgow 2014: Indian shuttlers cruise to final 16

    Glasgow: Indian medal contenders, P.V. Sindhu and P.C. Thulasi in women's singles and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt, Kidambi Srikanth and Parupalli Kashyap notched up easy victories in the women's and men's singles events respectively to storm into the round of 16 of the badminton competition at the 20th Commonwealth Games on Wednesday.Women's doubles defending champions Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa appear to be in good spirit

    Women's doubles defending champions Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa appear to be in good spirit

  • Glasgow 2014: P.V Sindhu leads Indian's badminton challenge

    Glasgow: In the absence of defending champion Saina Nehwal, India's hopes will be on P.V. Sindhu, Parupalli Kashyap and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa as India eye success in the badminton at the 20th Commonwealth Games.Sindhu looking to repeat Saina Nehwal's 2010 show at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

    Sindhu looking to repeat Saina Nehwal's 2010 show at Glasgow Commonwealth Games

  • P.V. Sindhu wants to surpass Saina Nehwal

    New Delhi: Indian's number two women's singles P.V. Sindhu wanted to close the gap between her and the reigning Australian Open champion Saina Nehwal with a strong performance in upcoming Commonwealth Games.P.V Sindhu is playing at an exhibition game in Dubai

    P.V Sindhu is playing at an exhibition game in Dubai

    Saina Nehwal who won women's singles gold at the 2010 Commonwealth Games also won bronze medal in the 2012 Olympics.

  • Australian Open: Saina, Sindhu advance to 2nd round

    Sydney: Indian badminton stars Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu advanced into the women's singles second round at the $750,000 Australian Open Super Series.Saina Nehwal (left) and Sun Yu at post match press conference

    Saina Nehwal (left) and Sun Yu at post match press conference

    Sindhu move past Japan's Aya Ohori 21-16, 21-14 in 31 minutes. She will take on Thai player world number 13 Nichaon Jindapon on Thursday.

  • Uber Cup - India trumps Thailand 3-2

    New Delhi: Saina Nehwal and P.V. Sindhu guided India through tough challenge from Thailand 3-2 to top Group C at the Siri Fort Sports Complex here Tuesday.Saina Stuns Ratchanok, India Beat Thailand

    Saina Stuns Ratchanok, India Beat Thailand

    It was vintage Saina on display here as the Indian rode on her array of shots and better court coverage. The Hyderabadi, whose performance graph was questioned by many of her critics, answered back by beating World champion Ratchanok Intanon 22-20 21-14 in the first singles to give India a brilliant start against Thailand. 

  • Uber Cup - Saina Nehwal is confident of making the semifinals

    India ace shuttler Saina Nehwal it is important for her to nail the first point in Uber Cup to get the team momentum going.Saina Nehwal and her teammates at the launch of the 2014 Uber Cup on Wednesday.

    "First singles is critical in a team event. If I could score a point, it will build an early momentum and will definitely boost our team confidence ,” Saina said at the launch of the tournament.

  • India ready for Uber Cup challenge

    For the first time in recent memory, Indian Uber Cup team is capable of reaching the knockout stage in the Thomas-Uber Cup finals that kicks-off at the Siri Fort Sports Complex on May 18. This year, India has been clubbed with Thailand, Canada and Hong Kong.Jwala Gutta exude confidence ahead of Uber Cup

    Jwala Gutta exude confidence ahead of Uber Cup

    Even though she is only 19 years old, PV Sindhu almost defeated Wang Shixian of China in the Asian Championship two weeks ago. She has proven that she can put up a fight in a potentially crucial match.

  • Bronze for PV Sindhu and Jwala-Ashwini in Asian Badminton Championships

    Korea: P.V. Sindhu and women's doubles pair Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa of India all settled for bronze medals in the Badminton Asia Championships as they all lost the semi-finals to teir Chinese opponents on Saturday.

    The 18-year-old Sindu fought hard for one hour and 18 minutes before losing to the two-time reinging All England champion 18 years old PV Sindhu is the first female from India to win a bronze medal in World Badminton Championship

    18 years old PV Sindhu is the first female from India to win a bronze medal in World Badminton Championship
    Shixian 21-15 20-22 12-21 in the women's singles competition. The World No.10 started the encounter on a positive note by clinching the first game 21-15. The second game went right till the end and Sindhu had victory in her sights but Shixian wasn't going to give it
  • Sindhu, Jwala-Ashwini are in Asian Badminton Championships semis

    P.V. Sindhu and the pair of Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponnappa won their quarterfinal matches respectively to reach semifinals in the women’s singles and women’s doubles events of Asian Badminton Championship on Friday.Wish Jwala Gutta good luck in Asian Badminton Championships

    Wish Jwala Gutta good luck in Asian Badminton Championships

    PV Sindhu lost the first game 14-21 but came back strongly to win the next two games 21-13, 21-10 in close to an hour match against Ongbumrungpan Busanan of Thailand.

  • Asia Badminton Championships: India's Sindhu, Gurusaidutt advance to quarter-finals

    Gimcheon, Korea: The 18 year-old sensation P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt led India’s charge into the singles quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Championships with hard-fought three-game wins respectively in the women’s and men’s singles competition of the $200,000 event today.Sidhu's mom is very proud of her.

    Sidhu's mom is very proud of her.

    World number 10 Sindhu, finally won her match up against Japan’s Eriko Hirose for the first time in four meetings with 14—21 21—13 21—18 win in an hour and 13 minutes.

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